Past Meetup

MyHeritage: Search billions of records in milliseconds

This Meetup is past

80 people went

Location image of event venue


We will cover how MyHeritage, the social network for families, built a super fast and powerful historical records search engine for the genealogical community.


Why did MyHeritage set to build a search engine that can handle billions of records in sub-second queries.

The MyHeritage search engine
Ran Peled, Chief Architect
Requirements for a genealogical search engine. Selecting search platform, handling data diversity, building an architecture for scale, special considerations and solutions for genealogical research search tool using Apache SOLR.

Building a new data center (in 7 weeks)
Sagi Bashari, CTO
Building a new server farm to host our new search engine: selecting a co-location facility, selecting hardware and network architecture, installation and deployment.

See all Meetups from The Junction